Statistics for History of Alabama

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  • This quiz has been taken 72 times
  • The average score is 11 of 18

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
Who refused to give up her bus seat in 1955?Rosa Parks
96%
What was Alabama's most important crop before the Civil War?Cotton
93%
What country controlled the coasts of Alabama much of the years between 1513–1821?Spain
80%
Who was history's first deaf-blind college graduate?Helen Keller
79%
What fictional Alabaman travelled the world and said "life is like a box of chocolates"?Forrest Gump
77%
What Harper Lee novel that tells the story of a right-doing lawyer and his family?To Kill a Mockingbird
73%
What rock band made the song "Sweet Home Alabama"?Lynyrd Skynyrd
66%
What "fat" celebration first took place in Alabama's city of Mobile in 1703?Mardi Gras
64%
What black college trained the first African-American flying unit in the United States?Tuskegee
55%
In what city did three civil rights marches begin in 1965?Selma
55%
What holiday was Alabama the first state to recognize in 1836?Christmas
48%
In what city were NASA rockets developed?Huntsville
46%
What rocket sent the first Americans to moon - and was built in the city above?{Saturn} V
45%
What governor wanted "segregation forever" (but later recanted)?George Wallace
45%
What scientist was dubbed the "Black Leonardo" by Time magazine in 1941?George
Washington Carver
36%
What type of weed was introduced to the United States and "ate the South"?Kudzu
34%
What number in the United States was first called in Haleyville, Alabama in 1968?911
32%
What university's football rivalry with Auburn University has been called the "Iron Bowl"?Crimson Tide
29%

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